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FASTSIGNS Franchisees Win International Franchise Association Award

Jeff Parsons and Wes Snyder recognized as outstanding franchise establishment owner-operators.




The International Franchise Association (IFA; Carrollton, TX) has named Jeff Parsons and Wes Snyder, multi-unit owners of FASTSIGNS locations as 2023 Franchisees of the Year. Parsons and Snyder were honored at the 63rd IFA Annual Convention in Las Vegas, for being outstanding franchise establishment owner-operators, according to a press release from the association.

“Jeff Parsons and Wes Snyder are masters of the Fastsigns model and have been integral contributors to the health and vibrancy of our network,” Andrea Hohermuth, president of Fastsigns International Inc., is quoted in the release. “They invest in their people, they invest in their processes, and they invest in their centers to ensure each location has the capability and knowledge to deliver our brand promise to customers. We are proud to have such outstanding franchisees represent the Fastsigns brand and are honored to receive this recognition from the IFA.”

The Franchisee of the Year Award, sponsored by IFA’s partner Paychex, recognizes leading franchise owners from IFA member brands whose outstanding performance and contributions help protect, enhance, and promote the franchise business model. Nominated by their parent company, individuals are selected for their service to their communities, fostering a strong and vibrant workforce, opening the doors for career growth and entrepreneurship and supporting their fellow franchisees.

“It is an amazing honor to receive this award. I have been a franchisee for almost 25 years, and everything I have accomplished in my life is a direct result of the Fastsigns network,” Wes Snyder is quoted in the release. “Not only am I very grateful for what this network has provided me, but I also love to tell anyone who will listen that it is a wonderful organization to be part of, and the management of the Fastsigns network is second to none.”

Parsons and Snyder own centers in Austin and Corpus Christi, TX, Fort Myers, FL, Charleston, SC, Tucson, AZ and Raleigh, NC.

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